NGO BRIEFING: Civil society expectations for Bangkok, and lessons learnt from Japan crisis

Media Advisory – Webcast Notice
April 4, 2011

UNFCCC CLIMATE TALKS IN BANGKOK

NGO BRIEFING ON THE NEGOTIATIONS

Civil society expectations for Bangkok, and lessons learnt from Japan crisis

[Bangkok, Thailand] Climate Action Network International will host a media briefing, webcast live, to outline civil society expectations for a successful outcome of UN climate talks in Bangkok this week. International NGO experts will discuss Bangkok in the context of agreements reached at COP16 in Cancun in December and goals for the upcoming COP17 in Durban. In addition, Japanese NGOs will talk about the unfolding nuclear catastrophe in their country and assess Japan’s positions in the talks. A local Thai NGO representative will brief the press on the current flooding events hitting the country.

The briefing takes place in Bangkok, Thailand, on Monday, April 4, at 14:30 local time (07:30 GMT), UNFCCC Press Conference Room, UNESCAP Building. It will be webcast live at:
http://unfccc2.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/110403_AWG_Bangkok/templ/ovw_li...

NGO experts on the panel will include Tim Gore of Oxfam; Tove Ryding of Greenpeace; Naoyuki Yamagishi of WWF, and Tara Buakamsri of the South-East-Asian NGO network AFAB.
 
What: Briefing on the UNFCCC climate negotiations in Bangkok

Where: UNFCCC Press Conference Room, UNESCAP Building, Bangkok

Webcast Live via www.unfccc.int, or at:
http://unfccc2.meta-fusion.com/kongresse/110403_AWG_Bangkok/templ/ovw_li...

When: 14:30 local time (07:30 GMT), Monday, April 4, 2011

Who: NGO experts on UNFCCC negotiations

Climate Action Network (CAN) is a global network of over 600 NGOs working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.  For more information go to: www.climatenetwork.org

For more information please contact:

David Turnbull, CAN International, +1-202316349 (US mobile), or +66(0)808067305 (Thai mobile)

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